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Can Head Lice Live on Pillows and Sheets?

19 June
Can Head Lice live on pillows and sheets?

Can Head Lice Live on Pillows and Sheets? First of all head lice need to feed every 2-4 hours, and more frequently when they are nymphs. Furthermore the only food head lice can survive on is human blood. And human blood from a human scalp. Scalp skin is different from skin on other parts of […]

Oy Vey Lice! A Plague of Lice?

18 April
Oy Vey Lice!

Oy Vey Lice! Feeling plagued by head lice in your home? Wondering if you have the same plague of lice you talk about during Passover? Fear not, first of all the Plague of Lice in the haggadah is more closely associated with a plague of locusts.  In fact A plague of locusts can be a […]

Head Lice Bites Neck. Help My Family Has Lice!

23 October
head lice bites neck

Head lice bites neck. Parents often wonder why kids get a rash on the back of their neck that looks like lice bites. In fact the red spots on your child’s neck just under the hairline are not lice bites. Rather, the red spots are the signs of an allergic reaction to lice bites. First […]

Head Lice 101 Top 3 Lice Myths Busted By NitWits

14 October

Head Lice 101. Top 3 Lice Myths. 1. Lice Jump 2. Lice Like Clean Hair 3. You can get Lice from a Couch.  Actually none of these lice myths are true. 1. Do Lice Jump? No lice do not have hind legs and therefore cannot jump. 2. Do lice like clean hair? Actually lice don’t […]

Cure Head Lice. Become Lice-Free With NitWits

08 October

Cure head lice. Super Lice are more prevalent than first thought. In a study published in the Journal of Medical Entomology pesticide resistant head lice have been found to be much more widespread  in the US than previously thought. Super Lice are lice that are resistant to the pyrethrin and pyrethroid pesticides in OTC head […]

Lice Eggs Hatching Got You Scratching? Call NitWits!

04 October

Lice eggs hatching. According to recent reports, head lice are now resistant to chemical treatments in 48 out of 50 states tested, including Massachusetts. The new Super Lice are treatment-resistant leaving parents scratching their heads wondering what options they have left. With these reports comes stress for parents whose children are affected. First, the good news: there are still easy […]

Itchy Scalp Bugging You?

29 September

Itchy scalp got you scratching your head? Boston Moms Have Trusted NitWits for 14 years to provide TLC Lice Removal for their families! NitWits has the most solid track record from thousands of families. What are families telling us every day? “Your service was so calming and informative. Thank you, I will be telling everyone […]

Head Lice Bites Got you down? NitWits to the Rescue

15 September

Head lice bites. Have you recently noticed a rash on the back of your child’s neck? Do you wonder if the red spots are insect bites? Contrary to popular belief, when your kids have head lice you cannot see the lice bites. After a couple of months of head lice, your child may develop a […]

Help Kid Head Lice. Return Moms to Sanity.

11 September

Help Kid Head Lice. Feel like you have lost your mind over this head lice situation? Has your child had lice for weeks on end? Head lice help is within reach. According to the CDC “Students diagnosed with live head lice do not need to be sent home early from school”  . Especially relevant the National Association […]